Up The Elephant

Up The Elephant

One of the most memorable shoots of 2016, was a major development by Squire & Partners, at Elephant & Castle in South London. One The Elephant, as it’s known, is a 37 storey residential tower built by Lend Lease. What made the three day shoot...
Fog free London

Fog free London

In film, London has invariably¬†been portrayed as a grimy, seedy and of course, fogbound city. From Sherlock Holmes and Oliver Twist to the classic thriller, “Midnight Lace”, starring Doris Day, as a tormented woman hearing voices in the fog, the...
House & Garden

House & Garden

Among the most notable British contributions to urban design, are the terraced house and the garden square. Once Inigo Jones and his patron the Earl of Bedford had set the precedent in London with Covent Garden piazza in the 17th century, the ideas born in Italy...
Towering Ambition

Towering Ambition

How things change. Until a decade or so ago, nobody, at least not in Britain,¬†aspired to live in a tower block. Councils up and down the land had built towers to house those who couldn’t afford the cherished Victorian terraced house, thirties semi, or detached...